USA Team Handball

USA Team Handball, together with the United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee, is committed to enabling a safe environment for participants in USA Team Handball. To this end, USA Team Handball has partnered with SafeSport to develop policies, provide an independent and confidential way to report violations and access to the SafeSport training & education curriculum.

About SafeSport

The U.S. Center for SafeSport is an independent nonprofit organization responsible for responding to and preventing emotional, physical, and sexual misconduct and abuse in the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Movement. The Center also serves as an educational resource for sports organizations at all levels, from recreational sports organizations to professional leagues.

Policies

  • USA Team Handball Athlete Safety Policy:  The Athlete Safety Policy applies to all Directors, Employees and Members of USA Team Handball. Download it here: Link
  • SafeSport Code:  The SafeSport Code establishes consistent standards of response and resolution to abuse and misconduct claims across the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Movement, whose affiliated individuals must comply with policies and procedures as defined by the Code. More on the SafeSport Code: Link
  • Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policies:  The Minor Athlete Abuse Prevention Policies (MAAPP) is a collection of prevention and training policies that bind adult participants and organizations in the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Movement.  Download a copy of the USA Team Handball MAAPP: LINK

Training and Education

  • All U.S. Center for SafeSport training and courses are available for USA Team Handball members and stakeholders at our Membership portal: Link
  • Additional training for minors and their parents: Link
  • U.S. Center for SafeSport NGB Services page: Link

Reporting Abuse and Misconduct

Complaints of a sexual nature related to MAAPP should be reported directly to the U.S. Center for SafeSport without delay.

 

SafeSport Report Online and Helpline
https://uscenterforsafesport.org/report-a-concern/
(833) 587-7233

 

In addition to reporting any abuse to the U.S. Center on SafeSport, persons must also report suspected child physical or sexual abuse to the appropriate law enforcement authority. Members of USA Team Handball (inclusive of employees) should not under any circumstances attempt to valuate credibility or validity of any sexual or physical abuse allegation before reporting to the relevant law enforcement authority.

 

Complaints of a non-sexual nature related to this policy should be reported directly to the USA Team Handball SafeSport customer service inbox of help@usateamhandball.org or directly to the CEO.

 

Complaints of violations of the Minor Athlete Abuse Protection Policy should be reported directly to the USA Team Handball SafeSport customer service inbox of help@usateamhandball.org

 

SafeSport Centralized Disciplinary Database: Link